Discourse, War and Terrorism

Discourse, War and Terrorism

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

Discourse since September 11, 2001 has constrained and shaped public discussion and debate surrounding terrorism worldwide. Social actors in the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East and elsewhere employ the language of the a€œwar on terrora€ to explain, react to, justify and understand a broad range of political, economic and social phenomena. Discourse, War and Terrorism explores the discursive production of identities, the shaping of ideologies, and the formation of collective understandings in response to 9/11 in the United States and around the world. At issue are how enemies are defined and identified, how political leaders and citizens react, and how members of societies understand their position in the world in relation to terrorism. Contributors to this volume represent diverse sub-fields involved in the critical study of language, including perspectives from sociocultural linguistics, communication, media, cultural and political studies.Introduction. Discourse, war and terrorism Adam Hodges and Chad Nilep 9/ 1 1 and the emergence of the a€œwar on ... Many specific treatments of 9/11 have emerged from the fields of political and cultural studies, where the critical lens has focused on the events, their history or consequences. Iames F. Hoge, Ir. and Gideon Rose (2001), for example, provide a collection of essays that explore the historicalanbsp;...

Title:Discourse, War and Terrorism
Author: Adam Hodges, Chad Nilep
Publisher:John Benjamins Publishing - 2007-04-11

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.

Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA